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on intel's is it a wise idea to remove the IHS? the reason being my friend "loaned" me his celeron 2.9 GHz processor and i got drunk and cut it off...... now i'm trying to clean off the gunk, but it seems rough and solid, like its part of the core. so my question is, is the core supposed to be rough or smooth? and should i have taken it off?
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considering that most intel IHSs are soldered to the core, it was a bad idea, but i'm pretty sure the core shoudl be smooth.
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considering that most intel IHSs are soldered to the core, it was a bad idea, but i'm pretty sure the core shoudl be smooth.
lol, that must have been why it was so hard to pull off!

well hell w/ it, i'll put some as5 on and see what i can do w/ it.
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You killed it.
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post #5 of 26
Might be solder. I too, think you pwnt it.
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post #6 of 26
Well depends...is it the core that's chunky? or is it just the chip? The chip should have epoxy stuff on it...but the core...should be smooth. Anything that's on the core should come off with rubbing alcohol.
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post #7 of 26
Quote:
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Well depends...is it the core that's chunky? or is it just the chip? The chip should have epoxy stuff on it...but the core...should be smooth. Anything that's on the core should come off with rubbing alcohol.
including solder? i don't think alcohol is that powerful.
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post #8 of 26
you can heat it up but more then likely it took the core off
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post #9 of 26
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including solder? i don't think alcohol is that powerful.

I said that as in...

If it doesn't come off with alcohol, then you're screwed...lol
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It may work just fine He isn't screwed he just needs to check it.
    
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